BMSG In The News

by Anna Orso |
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The media perpetuate a harsh stigma against male survivors of sexual assault. BMSG researcher Pamela Mejia explains that this gets reflected in the language journalists use to describe the assault: While female survivors are often described as victims of abuse, young men are often described as being in a sexual "relationship" with the perpetrator.

by Nelly Toche | El Economista (The Economist)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

At a workshop in Mexico City for local children's health advocates, BMSG's Fernando Quintero discussed the need to reduce marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children, which has been a major contributor to that nation's diabetes epidemic as well as other nutrition-related diseases.

Vanguardia (Vanguard)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Following the release of a study that looked at gaps in federal regulations that are meant to protect children against target marketing of junk food and beverages, children's health advocates called for stricter rules to limit such advertising and marketing practices. BMSG's Fernando Quintero provided testimony at a Mexican federal hearing and a press conference about the impact of targeting marketing of unhealthy food in the United States.

Diario Oaxaca (Oaxaca Daily)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

During a presentation in Mexico City of the newly released report, "Marketing of food and beverages to children: Industry strategies," experts in nutrition, communication and children's rights advocates, including BMSG's Fernando Quintero, provided testimony regarding the need for stricter regulations around target marketing to children.

Entorno Inteligente (Intelligent Environment)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The effect of "weak" regulations regarding the control of target marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children in Mexico is in essence the same as not having any regulations whatsoever, according to a new report by the Alliance for Healthy Nutrition. BMSG's Fernando Quintero was among the group of international experts on target marketing to children who provided information on the impacts of junk food markeing.

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